Program - Friday, February 5, 2010

Accessible Rich Internet Applications / Understand and use WAI-ARIA

Venue: WIPO Headquarters, Room B

Time Topic
8h45 – 9h10 Registration for Accessible Rich Internet Applications / Understand and use WAI-ARIA


9h15 – 10h30

Trainer: Andrew Ronksley, Web Accessibility Consultant, Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

JavaScript Widgets and AJAX - what are the accessibility problems?

10h30 – 10h50 Coffee break
10h50 – 12h00

ARIA Markup - an overview of the ARIA specification and the new attributes that can be added to markup to improve accessibility.

12h00 – 13h30 Lunch

13h30 – 15h00

ARIA Markup continued. ARIA Tools - learn about some of the tools available to help you investigate and test ARIA implementations. Live Examples - see example widgets being read through a screen reader both with and without ARIA markup to see and hear the difference between them.

15h00 – 15h20 Coffee break

15h20 – 16h15

The future for ARIA - learn about where ARIA currently is and how support is coming along in browsers, assistive technologies and popular JavaScript frameworks.

16h15 – 16h30

Closing of the Workshop:  Jarle Martinsen, Head, User Services Division, Information Services Department (IS), International Telecommunication Union (ITU)